Henry Wai has 28 years of experience leading trainings and delivering programs in Canada, England and the United States. Henry offers coaching and training for corporate, government, healthcare and community organization employees as well as public trainings.
Henry was introduced to Nonviolent Communication™ (NVC) www.cnvc.org by Marshall Rosenberg in 2000 and completed several trainings with Marshall. Henry’s early mentors were Gina Lawrie and Bridget Belgrave who developed the NVC Dance Floors
He has been a certified NVC trainer since 2004 and particularly delights in sharing NVC fundamentals with beginners.
Prior to NVC certification, Henry worked as a trainer and service provider in various sectors — housing, food co-ops, volunteer management, adult education, social enterprise and youth employment.
Henry’s capacity for presence has been supported through a variety of experiences:
- Zen Hospice Project volunteer,
- insight meditation practitioner,
- studying Psychology in university,
- growing up as a person of color in Canada, and
- contact improvisation dance.
Nonviolent Communication™ is a very powerful addition to his approach which emphasizes self-awareness, choice, relational skills and ways to build co-operation.